Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 308 261
Rank change year-on-year +61 -47 +46
Permanent jobs citing JPA 58 15 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.14% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 0.40% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 35
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £36,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £62,750 £59,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -

JPA is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,649 3,706 3,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.41% 35.30% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,028 3,227 3,178
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +45 49 £51,250 -10.87%
Birmingham +21 7 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £50,000 -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (98.28%) Spring
3 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (93.10%) Scrum
5 53 (91.38%) Oracle
6 52 (89.66%) Hibernate
7 49 (84.48%) REST
8 45 (77.59%) Jenkins
9 44 (75.86%) MVC
9 44 (75.86%) JavaScript
10 42 (72.41%) JBoss
11 41 (70.69%) Docker
12 39 (67.24%) Spring MVC
12 39 (67.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 39 (67.24%) SOAP
13 38 (65.52%) Puppet
14 37 (63.79%) SQL
15 36 (62.07%) J2EE
16 34 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
17 25 (43.10%) PostgreSQL
17 25 (43.10%) MySQL
18 23 (39.66%) Kanban
19 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
20 19 (32.76%) Ansible
20 19 (32.76%) Test Automation
21 17 (29.31%) Mentoring
21 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
22 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
23 12 (20.69%) TDD
23 12 (20.69%) JMS

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (72.41%) JBoss
2 11 (18.97%) OpenStack
2 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.34%) GlassFish
3 6 (10.34%) Jetty
4 4 (6.90%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) AMQP
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) MySQL
1 25 (43.10%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.07%) DB2
3 7 (12.07%) MariaDB
4 6 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (77.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.97%) Maven
3 10 (17.24%) Subversion
4 6 (10.34%) Hudson
4 6 (10.34%) JUnit
5 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
5 5 (8.62%) TestNG
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
6 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.07%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Billing
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Finance
4 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
1 36 (62.07%) Java Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Junior
3 11 (18.97%) Senior Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Junior Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Lead Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Scrum Master
6 6 (10.34%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Principal Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Java Scrum Master
8 3 (5.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (98.28%) Spring
2 52 (89.66%) Hibernate
3 49 (84.48%) REST
4 39 (67.24%) SOAP
4 39 (67.24%) Spring MVC
5 36 (62.07%) J2EE
6 12 (20.69%) Java EE
6 12 (20.69%) JMS
7 11 (18.97%) HTML
7 11 (18.97%) RESTful
8 7 (12.07%) CSS
9 6 (10.34%) JAX-RS
9 6 (10.34%) MSMQ
9 6 (10.34%) RESTEasy
9 6 (10.34%) Spring Boot
9 6 (10.34%) XML
10 5 (8.62%) EJB
10 5 (8.62%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (8.62%) MyFaces
10 5 (8.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.34%) Smart Meter
3 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (93.10%) Scrum
3 44 (75.86%) MVC
4 23 (39.66%) Kanban
5 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 19 (32.76%) Test Automation
7 17 (29.31%) Mentoring
8 12 (20.69%) TDD
9 9 (15.52%) Coaching
10 7 (12.07%) Microservices
10 7 (12.07%) RUP
11 6 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.34%) Data Transformation
11 6 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (10.34%) ETL
11 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
12 5 (8.62%) BDD
13 4 (6.90%) Collateral Management
13 4 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (75.86%) JavaScript
3 37 (63.79%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) Clojure
4 6 (10.34%) Scala
5 5 (8.62%) XPath
6 4 (6.90%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) OCP
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (10.34%) Degree
5 5 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 41 (70.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (65.52%) Puppet
2 34 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (32.76%) Ansible
4 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
4 7 (12.07%) Terraform
5 6 (10.34%) Marathon
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) IBM